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Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Kathy Dunderdale announces her resignation on Jan. 22, 2014.
Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Kathy Dunderdale announces her resignation on Jan. 22, 2014.
(GRAHAM KENNEDY/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

After years in Ottawa, two Newfoundlanders look to a vacant Tory throne

Two Newfoundlanders who’ve built careers in Ottawa are among those mulling bids for the helm of their province’s Progressive Conservative Party – a contest that will ultimately select the next premier of the Rock.

The job is up for grabs after Kathy Dunderdale stepped down as Newfoundland’s 10th premier last week.